Inuvik features several hotels, as well as bed and breakfast accommodation. Several restaurants, snack bars and lounges offer a variety of meal options. There are two territorial government campgrounds with a total of 71 campsites available, including 30 powered sites. There are territorial campgrounds near Fort McPherson and between Fort McPherson and Inuvik.
The smaller communities all have accommodation in the form of a small hotel or guest house. In many cases visitors might share a room as well as washroom facilites with strangers. Meal service is usually limited to certain hours. Additional meal options might include snacks purchased at the local co-op or Northern store, which usually have some fruit and vegetables plus frozen foods. Visitors can expect to pay more for groceries in the smaller communities due to their distance from southern markets.